This is a list of free Maine Genealogy Records at FamilySearch.


Included are Maine birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, former slave records, freedmen records, pension records, military records and more. We’ll continue to add more Maine collections available online at FamilySearch. If you’re looking for onsite collections, visit their website & catalog.


These collections are all free to search. Due to contractual obligations, you’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to view some of these records.  If you follow the link and find the record is locked, login to FamilySearch on your computer and this may unlock the collection.





How to View the Collections

  1. Some links take you straight to the collection.

  2. Other links take you to a catalog description page where you will have to select the link.

    • Look for a camera icon and select that icon

    • or look for red print and select “here”

  3. If there is a key icon FamilySearch key icon over camera icon above the camera, this collection may be digitized and online, but you will either have to be signed in to your account at FamilySearch or they may need to be viewed at your local family history center or affiliate library. Find the nearest viewing center near you.

  4. In a few cases, the collection may be in queue to be digitized and you’ll need to check back at a later date.








Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

Maine Birth, Marriage, & Death Records


Birth Records


Marriage Records


Death Records


Bible Records











Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Maine Residence Records







Land and Property


Maps, Gazetteers, & Almanacs

Orphans & Orphanages







Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Maine Daily Life Records






Compiled Genealogies


Court Records


Employment Records


Ethnic Records

African American Records


Japanese American Records


Native American Records





Government & Legal

History & Stories


Colonial History

Military History

Libraries, Museums, & Archives


Magazines & Periodicals


Passenger & Crew Lists


Shipping, Ports, & Merchant Marine

  • Maine, Bath, Seamen’s Proofs of Citizenship, 1833-1868, index & images






Prisons/Prisoners Records





Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Maine Military Records


Revolutionary War

War of 1812



Mexican-American War


US Civil War


Indian Wars


Spanish-American War


World War I


World War II


Korean War


Vietnam War


Veterans, Enlistments, Pensions






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